|Have a lovely Thanksgiving Break!|
See quotes about Gratitude
|Are you glad you don't have to kill your own main course for Thanksgiving? |
Or do you?
Announcements and Reminders:
If you were absent for the book of the month discussion, complete that assignment on Tuesday during Cavetime.
If you had not finished your book of the month before the discussion, let me know when you do.
If you did not hand in your evaluation paper for book of the month, please do.
You may STUDY, and then retake the lie/lay spelling test on Tuesday during Cavetime.
lie, lay, lain, lying
lay, laid, laid, laying
Book orders are due.
Have a fun and safe Thanksgiving Break! I am thankful for you!
EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY + AN OPPORTUNITY TO WIN FAME AND FORTUNE! (WIN A CONTEST AND SOME DOLLARS)
See this packet for examples: http://read.gov/documents/LAL-Teaching-Guide-REVISED.pdf
and see page 17 for a rubric.
You may do this in place of your book of the month. Hand them in by December 14/15.
Targets for Today:
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Reading: Literature Standard 1
Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
1. Individual Reading Time -- Your genre for this month is Science Fiction or Fantasy.
2. Five Minute Mystery
My Pal Patsy https://archive.org/details/Five_Minute_Mysteries
Test on December 4/7 lead led posters.pptx
Mr. Major led the band.
Please lead the Pledge of Allegiance.
A pencil lead is made of graphite, not lead.
Who led the band?
She threw the ball.
It went through the hoop.
The Verb "Threw"
Threw is the past tense of throw. Throw is an irregular verb. We do not say "
simple present tense: I throw the ball.
simple past tense: I threw the ball.
perfect: I have thrown the ball.
using the participle: I am throwing the ball.
future tense: I will throw the ball.
4. The Outsiders
You need a place in your composition book (under Reading Response) to collect evidence for whether or not Johnny should go to prison or the electric chair for killing Bob.
Create a chart for should and shouldn't go to prison
Take down page numbers and notes on what evidence is found on the page.
A1 page 66, beginning of "pg 45, Track 2" top of page to pg. 78, top of page -- 26:56, "pg 45, Track 2" .
B5 page 64, "pg 45, Track 2", minute 3:29 to "pg 45, Track 2", top of page -78, 26:56,
B6 minute 17:00, page 72, "Johnny handed me the knife." to page 87 , chapter 6, minute 3:30.
B7 page 60, "pg 45, Track 1", minute 26:01 to page 76, "That's gallant." "pg 45, Track 2", minute 24:05.
If You Were Absent: